MeRISE: What is your previous job?你之前的職業是什麼呢？
Jason: I don’t have any job experience, I just graduated from university.
MeRISE: Are you going to using English when you are at work? 你在工作時，會使用到英語嗎？
Jason: Because I want to work in the electronics industry in the future, I can get a lot of help if I have good English skills.
MeRISE: Why do you decide to come to the Philippines? 為什麼你會決定到菲律賓遊學呢？
Jason: There still has a window period before I enter the workplace, so I came to the Philippines to improve my English Skill.
MeRISE: Why do you choose to study at MeRISE English Academy? 為什麼會選擇到MeRISE學英語呢？
Jason: My agency recommended MeRISE to me, which is very suitable for any member of society.
And my Japanese roommate also shared the experience with other language academy in the Philippines, he also thinks the teachers in MeRISE are very professional.
MeRISE: How was your study in the Philippines?這次的菲律賓遊學經驗如何？
Jason: I have studied here for 8 weeks, teachers are very kind and enthusiastic. At the beginning, I couldn’t say entire sentences in English, but I can speak English fluently now. Other than that, my pronunciation also got a great improvement.
Teachers also provide suitable lessons according to each student. You can choose topics or areas that you are interested in, which can effectively improve the learning outcomes.
MeRISE: Have you studied English before? 你之前有學習英語的經驗嗎？
Jason: I only studied English at school.
MeRISE: What has changed in yourself compare to before? 來到MeRISE學習後，你覺得自己有什麼改變嗎？
Jason: I have the courage to speak English and know how to learn. After returning to Taiwan, I will continue to learn English.
MeRISE: Did you enjoy your weekends in Cebu? 假日期間，你是否享受在宿霧的生活？
Jason: I enjoy the weekends in Cebu very much, I have been to downtown of Cebu, Dumaguete, Moalboal and Bohol island. I especially recommend Maolbaol to everyone, because the shops would not price themselves out of the market and swimming with sardines is a wonderful experience.
By the way, if you don't want to take bus or take boats. There is a newly-opened aquarium in downtown Cebu, which is also recommended to everyone.
MeRISE: Do you think your English ability has already improved through this study abroad? 經過這段遊學體驗你的英文是否有所進步?
Jason: I got a lots of improve. At the beginning, I can only use vocabularies to answer the questions and I always can’t understand what my classmates talk about. But now I can use full sentences to answer the question. And I also can read harder articles after everyday practice.
MeRISE: How do you keep your English competence in the future? 未來你打算如何維持自己的英語能力呢？
Jason: I will use English in the future job, so I can keep with it. And I also have the plan to download some apps to keep learning English, like: voice tube、EF hello…etc.
我未來的工作場合會使用到英文，所以可以繼續熟悉英文。也計畫下載一些方便學習英文的APP繼續學習，例如: voice tube、EF hello等。
MeRISE: Do you have any plans after study abroad? 這趟國外遊學結束後，有任何計畫嗎？
Jason: I will go to work immediately and hope that this experience will help me in my future work.
MeRISE: Finally, I would like you to leave a message to those who are going to study at MeRISE. 最後，請你對即將來到MeRISE遊學的同學說一些話吧！
Jason: MeRISE's environment and equipment are great, it makes people feel cozy. There are also available gym & swimming pool, I always go to the gym in my free time, it helps me organize my thoughts and divert my attention.
The teachers here will provide suitable textbooks according to their personal situation. You can choose topics or areas that you are interested in, which can effectively improve the learning outcomes.
In the end, I want to share with everyone, I love my teachers, classmates, roommates so much! It is highly recommended that you come to MeRISE!